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Band Name Origins:

  • After leaving Bananarama, Siobhan Fahey was looking for a way to reinvent herself. She called the band Shakespear's Sister after the both Virginia Woolf essay, and the song by The Smiths--minus the "e". Submitted by: Andi

Stupid Band Names:

  • oh for god's sake. It was stupid before. Then they had to take the "e" off. Maybe learn to spell? Submitted by: Sarah

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Bye Bye Love," Everly Brothers"Stay," Shakespear's Sister
"Stay," Shakespear's Sister"Don't Stay," Linkin Park

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Any Emotional Thing" originally "An Emotional Thing"
Karen Smith

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
   Shakespear's Sister
Wait, Stay.

Misheard Lyrics:

Misheard Lyrics:
When your bride is on the floor
Original Lyrics:
When your pride is on the floor
"Emotional Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Any motion law thing
Original Lyrics:
An emotional thing
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay awake, please.
Original Lyrics:
Stay with me.
Misheard Lyrics:
Starstruck and quaking
Original Lyrics:
Starstruck on Quaaludes
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Spake Sheer's Sister originally "Shakespear's Sister"
Submitted by: Roy R. Pryor

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